Live, Laugh, Loathe – On Motivational Junk

"Keep Calm and Carry On", "Live, Laugh, Love", "Good vibes only", "No bad days". These are the supposed motivational and inspiring words people seem to enjoy having around them. On t-shirts, mugs, "art", tattoos, tote bags and bumper stickers, these objects of hope, resilience and positivity abound these days. I recently went into my company's…